Reporter July 19 2013

Jeff Balser, M.D., Ph.D.

Rounds: A message from the Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs

Hickson named to new quality, safety role

Gerald Hickson, M.D., assistant vice chancellor for Health Affairs, associate dean for Faculty Affairs and the Joseph C. Ross Professor of Medical Education and Administration, is being promoted to the newly created position of senior vice president for Quality, Patient Safety and Risk Prevention.

VU researchers ‘goldsmith’ new RSV vaccine approach

Vanderbilt vaccine researchers are using gold nanotechnology to develop a new approach to making vaccines.

Data management tool developed at VU sees global growth

The number of researchers and institutions worldwide using a Vanderbilt University-developed Web application to collect and manage their data has about doubled in the past year.

Brown among Health Care Fellows

The Nashville Health Care Council recently celebrated the commencement of its inaugural class of Nashville Health Care Fellows, including Vanderbilt’s Laura Beth Brown, vice president of Vanderbilt Health Services.

Music City Tennis Invitational holds serve for Children’s Hospital

The Music City Tennis Invitational celebrated its 40th anniversary recently with another banner year, raising $73,000 for the Center for Child Development at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.